Ethical Theory and Business

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Tom L. Beauchamp, Norman E. Bowie, Denis Gordon Arnold
Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2009 - Business & Economics - 734 pages
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Ethical Theory and Business, 8/e presents a comprehensive anthology of readings, legal perspectives, and cases in ethics in business. Focuses on providing and explaining the tools needed to deal with ethical dilemmas in business.

The authors examine ethical theory and business practice, the purpose of the corporation, corporate character and individual responsibility, acceptable risk, the ethical treatment of employees, diversity and discrimination in the workplace, marketing and disclosure of information, ethical issues in information technology and, ethical issues in international business.

This book is intended for those interested in examining the ethical challenges we face today.

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Contents

NORMATIVE ETHICAL THEORY
18
THE PURPOSE OF THE CORPORATION
45
LEGAL PERSPECTIVES
90
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Norman E. Bowie is Elmer L. Andersen Chair in Corporate Responsibility at the University of Minnesota.


Patricia H. Werhane is the Ruffin Professor of Business Ethics in the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia, and is Wicklander Professor of Business Ethics at DePaul University. She is the founding editor and former editor-in-chief of "Business Ethics Quarterly,

Denis G. Arnold is the Jule and Marguerite Surtman Distinguished Professor in Business Ethics at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He is the author of The Ethics of Global Business (2010) and the editor of Ethics and the Business of Biomedicine (Cambridge University Press, 2009).

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